Create DNS records at easyDNS for Microsoft

Check the Domains FAQ if you don't find what you're looking for.

You'll need to add all of the following DNS records at your registrar's website to route mail to Microsoft, use your domain for Teams and Skype for Business, and so on.

NOTE: SRV Records are currently NOT available under all easyDNS service packages. You may need to upgrade to a higher service level with easyDNS to add SRV records which are required for Skype for Business.

Verify that you own the domain with a TXT record

  1. Go to https://cp.easydns.com/manage/domains/ and log in with your credentials.

  2. Under the all domains heading, select dns.

  3. Under the TXT records heading, select the edit button (wrench icon).

  4. Enter the following records in the text fields:

    Host Text
    @
    MS=msXXXXXXXX (Use the value provided to you on the admin center Domains page)
  5. Select NEXT.

  6. Check to make sure the record is correct, and then select CONFIRM.

  7. Wait a few minutes before you continue, so that the record you just created can propagate across the Internet and be detected by Microsoft.

  8. Now that you've added the record at your domain registrar's site, you'll go back to Microsoft and request the record.

  9. In the admin center, go to the Settings > Domains page.

  10. On the Domains page, select the domain that you are verifying.

  11. On the Setup page, select Start setup.

  12. On the Verify domain page, select Verify.

Add an MX record to route email to Microsoft

  1. Go to https://cp.easydns.com/manage/domains/ and log in with your credentials.

  2. Under the all domains heading, select dns.

  3. Under the MX records heading, select the edit button (wrench icon).

  4. Enter the following records in the text fields:

    MAIL FOR ZONE MAIL SERVER PREF
    @
    <domain-key>.mail.protection.outlook.com (Get your <domain-key> value from the admin center Domains page)
    0
  5. If you want to save your other MX records for backup purposes, copy them down somewhere. Before moving on, remove all other MX records here.

  6. Select NEXT.

  7. Check to make sure the record is correct, and then select CONFIRM.

Add the required CNAME records

  1. Go to https://cp.easydns.com/manage/domains/ and log in with your credentials.

  2. Under the all domains heading, select dns.

  3. Under the CNAME/Alias records heading, select the edit button (wrench icon).

  4. Enter the following records in the text fields:

    HOST Address (Must end with a ".")
    autodiscover
    autodiscover.outlook.com.
    sip
    sipdir.online.lync.com.
    lyncdiscover
    webdir.online.lync.com.
    enterpriseregistration
    enterpriseregistration.windows.net.
    enterpriseenrollment
    enterpriseenrollment-s.manage.microsoft.com.
  5. Select NEXT.

  6. Check to make sure the record is correct, and then select CONFIRM.

Add a TXT record for SPF to help prevent email spam

  1. Go to https://cp.easydns.com/manage/domains/ and log in with your credentials.

  2. Under the all domains heading, select dns.

  3. Under the TXT records heading, select the edit button (wrench icon).

  4. Enter the following records in the text fields:

    Host Text
    @
    v=spf1 include:spf.protection.outlook.com -all
  5. Select NEXT.

  6. Check to make sure the record is correct, and then select CONFIRM.

Add the two SRV records that are required for Microsoft

NOTE: SRV Records are currently NOT available under easyDNS' Domain Plus service level. You may need to upgrade to a higher service level with easyDNS to add SRV records

  1. Go to https://cp.easydns.com/manage/domains/ and log in with your credentials.

  2. Under the all domains heading, select dns.

  3. Under the SRV records heading, select the edit button (wrench icon).

  4. Enter the following records in the text fields:

    SERVICE PROTO HOST PRI WGT PORT TARGET(Must end with a ".") TTL
    _sip
    TLS
    @
    100
    1
    443
    sipdir.online.lync.com.
    1800
    _sipfederationtls
    TCP
    @
    100
    1
    5061
    sipfed.online.lync.com.
    1800
  5. Select NEXT.

  6. Check to make sure the record is correct, and then select CONFIRM.